Nerve-sparing endoscopic extraperitoneal radical prostatectomy: University of Leipzig technique.

@article{Stolzenburg2006NervesparingEE,
  title={Nerve-sparing endoscopic extraperitoneal radical prostatectomy: University of Leipzig technique.},
  author={Jens-Uwe Stolzenburg and Robert Rabenalt and Minh Do and Andrea Tannapfel and Michael C. Truss and Evangelos N. Liatsikos},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 11},
  pages={925-9}
}
PURPOSE To describe the various operative steps as well as the functional and oncologic results of nerve-sparing endoscopic extraperitoneal radical prostatectomy (nsEERP). PATIENTS AND METHODS One hundred twenty preoperatively potent patients have been treated with bilateral nsEERPE in our department. The average age of the patients was 60.3 years (range 41-74 years), and the mean prostate weight was 48.6 g (range 24-117 g). RESULTS The mean operative time was 136 minutes (range 75-210… CONTINUE READING